Guangdong–Guangxi War

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The Guangdong–Guangxi War, or the 1st and 2nd Yue-Gui Wars, occurred between the Kuomintang and the Old Guangxi Clique.wikipedia
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Guangzhou

CantonGuangzhou, ChinaCanton, China
When Sun Yat-sen, leader of the Chinese Revolutionary Party, attempted to re-establish himself in Guangzhou in 1917, warlord Lu Rongting reluctantly supported him for a few years.
Sun fled to Shanghai in November 1918 until the Guangdong warlord Chen Jiongming restored him in October 1920 during the Yuegui Wars.

Old Guangxi clique

Guangxi
The Guangdong–Guangxi War, or the 1st and 2nd Yue-Gui Wars, occurred between the Kuomintang and the Old Guangxi Clique.
Sun, Chen Jiongming, and the Yunnan clique defeated them in the Guangdong-Guangxi War.

Chen Jiongming

Ch'en Chiung-MingChen Chiung-mingChen Jiong Ming
After Sun split from the Old Guangxi Clique over allocation of troops, he attempted to strip Cen Chunxuan (aka Tsen Chun-Hsuan or Sam Sun-Suen), one of Lu's most important allies in Guangdong, of some of his troops in order to assign them to the more apparently loyal Chen Jiongming, a local Guangdong warlord who had sponsored Sun.
He also restored Sun to power after the Guangdong-Guangxi War.

Lu Rongting

When Sun Yat-sen, leader of the Chinese Revolutionary Party, attempted to re-establish himself in Guangzhou in 1917, warlord Lu Rongting reluctantly supported him for a few years.

Chen Bingkun

Chen Binghun
However, Lu's ally Chen Binghun collapsed, losing Wuzhou and allowing Chen Jiongming to drive up the rivers into Guangxi as allies moved in from the north.
In 1920 Chen Jiongming, acting for Sun Yat-sen, pushed them out of Guangdong in the First Ao-Gui War.

New Guangxi clique

GuangxiGuangxi Clique
*New Guangxi Clique
In 1920, Chen Jiongming drove Lu Rongting and the Old Guangxi clique out of Guangdong, in the First Yue-Gui War.

Kuomintang

KMTNationalistnationalists
The Guangdong–Guangxi War, or the 1st and 2nd Yue-Gui Wars, occurred between the Kuomintang and the Old Guangxi Clique.

Sun Yat-sen

Sun YatsenDr. Sun Yat-senSun Zhongshan
When Sun Yat-sen, leader of the Chinese Revolutionary Party, attempted to re-establish himself in Guangzhou in 1917, warlord Lu Rongting reluctantly supported him for a few years.

Cen Chunxuan

Cen Chunxuan (岑春煊)Tsen Chun Hsuan, aka: Cen Chunxuan or Sam Sun Suen
After Sun split from the Old Guangxi Clique over allocation of troops, he attempted to strip Cen Chunxuan (aka Tsen Chun-Hsuan or Sam Sun-Suen), one of Lu's most important allies in Guangdong, of some of his troops in order to assign them to the more apparently loyal Chen Jiongming, a local Guangdong warlord who had sponsored Sun.

Tan Haoming

Lu sent two armies--one led by his wife's younger brother Tan Haoming, the other under Shen Hongying--against Chen's forces.

Shen Hongying

Lu sent two armies--one led by his wife's younger brother Tan Haoming, the other under Shen Hongying--against Chen's forces.

Qinzhou

NafangQinQinzhou Zhuang Autonomous County
These drove him back and occupied the areas of Qinzhou and Lianzhou.

Lianzhou

Lianzhou CityLian CountyLinhsien
These drove him back and occupied the areas of Qinzhou and Lianzhou.

Wuzhou

WuchowWu-ChouFengzhou
However, Lu's ally Chen Binghun collapsed, losing Wuzhou and allowing Chen Jiongming to drive up the rivers into Guangxi as allies moved in from the north.

Nanning

Nanning, ChinaYongzhouNanning City
By August Chen had occupied Nanning and the rest of Guangxi.

Self-Government Army

Armed bands of Guangxi loyalists continued to gather under local commanders, calling themselves the Self-Government Army.

Northern Expedition

North ExpeditionChinese RevolutionNorthern Expedition (1926–1927)
Sun Yat-sen and Chen Jiongming soon split over plans for the Northern Expedition.

Huang Shaohong

Huang Shaoxiong
In the confused power struggles following the Ao-Gui Wars, local military figures began to carve out territory in Guangxi and dominate it.

Guangxi

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous RegionGuangxi ProvinceKwangsi
Subsequent feuding with Sun Yat-sen led to defeat in the 1920 and 1921 Guangdong–Guangxi War.

Yunnan–Guangxi War

Yunnan-Guangxi Warinterprovincial warrevolt
He had been a revolutionary since the Qing dynasty, was one of the most prominent leaders of the National Protection War against Yuan Shikai, co-founded the Constitutional Protection Movement and assisted Sun during the Guangdong-Guangxi War and Chen Jiongming's rebellion.

Ye Ju

With Ye's assistance, Chen Jiongming had restored Sun's government through the Yuegui Wars with the Old Guangxi Clique but by 1922 they were of two minds about whether to remain a regional power or to press towards a reunification of China through a northern expedition.